For the assessment, you will write 2 to 3-paragraphs responding to one of the given prompts below.
PROMPT: Write to compare the ways in which each of these may be considered representative of American culture during the time period in which it was written. Cite specific evidence from the literature to support your ideas.
POEM: ” O Captain! My Captain!” (1865) by Walt Whitman (poem)
STORY: ” The Story of an Hour” (1894) by Kate Chopin’s (short story)